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Re: SemWeb Non-Starter -- Distributed URI Discovery

From: Benjamin Nowack <bnowack@appmosphere.com>
Date: Thu, 24 Mar 2005 10:30:46 +0100
To: Denny Vrandecic <dvr@aifb.uni-karlsruhe.de>
Cc: semantic-web@w3.org
Message-ID: <PM-EH.20050324103046.3CFA2.1.1D@>

On 24.03.2005 09:24:58, Denny Vrandecic wrote:
>Benjamin Nowack wrote:
> > On 22.03.2005 18:18:22, Stephen Rhoads wrote:
> >>So, with that settled, let’s restate the problem:
> >>
> >>At present, there is no formal, generalized mechanism whereby a Web
> >>Agent, upon discovery of a URI, and lacking knowledge about that URI,
> >>can query the Originator of the URI in order to obtain an RDF
> >>description of the URI.
> >
> > True, unfortunately. I was hoping the SWBPD WG (or DAWG) would address
> > this issue but I'm not sure if they're going to.
>I think the problem is actually solved: there's rdfs:seeAlso and 
>rdfs:isDefinedBy, and well, just look up the URI there.
see my reply to max, stephen's semweb agent unfortunately doesn't
have an rdfs:seeAlso yet. All it starts with is a single URI.

Imagine a bot with a T-Shirt:
   I was lost on the Semantic Web,
   and all they gave me was this stupid URI.
Now, what should the bot do next?


Benjamin Nowack

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45145 Essen, Germany

>Connection to OWL:
>So we have an solution that doesn't move out of the Ontology-space, 
>doesn't hassle around with HTTP protocols and works nicely, I guess.
>Best regards,
>(Sorry, Stephen, for writing this double to you)
>Denny Vrandecic
>Institute AIFB, University of Karlsruhe (TH)
>Blog: http://semantic.nodix.net
Received on Thursday, 24 March 2005 09:31:05 UTC

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